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Contemporary Art Museum, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

 
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Distance from city center: 7.3mi
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 15th of September, 2010
It's easy to recognize this museum from afar even if you haven't been there before: just look or the building that looks like an alien space ship.

The MAC, as it is also called, was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, a famous Brazilian architect. Some people complain that the circular shape of the rooms make it unfit to be a gallery, but I think this museum is just perfect as it is. The curators always come up with exciting exhibitions of contemporary Brazilian art.

If you are interested in modern art, don't miss the MAC, and even if you are not a modern art fan, it's worth seeing the building itself if not the exhibits.

Address:
Niterói Contemporary Art Museum - Mirante da Boa Viagem - Boa Viagem, Niteroi - Rio de Janeiro, 24210-390, Brazil

Price:
$5 for adults, free for children under 7

Opening Hours:
10 AM to 18 PM

On the web:
http://www.macniteroi.com.br/

 
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